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split swarm prevention

  1. Splits/Combines
    2nd year beekeeper. One of 2 hives survived the winter (10 frame w/foundation, double deep). Added 2 new packages this in the dead out and one in new 8 frame foundationless mediums (trying to save my back and experiment with foundationless). All colonies were doing well. Surviving...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I know this has probably been covered to exhaustion but dont have all day to scan old threads. ..either way i started last spring with 2 packages, we lost 1 hive during the winter and i would like to make a split to prevent swarming but not exactly sure how or what to do i would appreciate any...